Pt Deen Dayal Upadhaya remembered
Jammu Tawi, April 15
To mark birth centenary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya, the state unit of BJP today organised free medical and health checkup camp here. The minister for cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay got himself examined as first patient and also extended his blessings to the organisers, doctors and patients for the success of camp. Under the able guidance and supervision of BJP vice president Yudhvir Sethi, specialist doctors examined hundreds of patients and even provide them free medicines. Dr Deepak Kapila cardiologist, Dr Mohit Arora orthopedist & Dr Gurpreet Singh of Medicine besides Amit Bagotra and Rajeev Verma helped in the successful conduct of this camp that attracted hundreds of patients. Humanitarian in nature, the camp as part of health checkup programme spread across the state housed acclaimed and specialist doctors who rendered their medical advise to patients in cardiac, neurology and orthopaedic OPDs besides conducted tests related to BP, sugar, BMD & ECG on the spot. Speaking on the occasion, Yudhvir Sethi said that in order to pay tributes to Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay the Central Government had also announced Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana to provide continuous power supply to rural India. This Medical Camp in Jammu was also in series of those philanthropic works that party Intends to hold in days to come. He added that after success of this camp, BJP will be holding free medical camps in Srinagar as well as Ladakh as well. Yudhvir Sethi went on to disclose that party also intends to reach out to commoners through medical camps being organised even at district levels.
The BJP vice president thanked party Karyakartas (Party workers) who stood by doctors and paramedical staff in first camp and provide all necessary help/aid to the visitors/patients in making the camp as great success.
The camp that began at Jammu at 11 in the morning, culminated late in the evening wherein poorest of people was provided access to free medical camp for their welfare and leading a healthy life. Elaborate arrangements were made at the venue at Pandit Prem Nath Dogra Bhawan, Kachi Chawni wherein medicines, testing instruments and machines besides doctors’ cabins catered to patients. He said besides other programmes and activities including social service functions, harmony meetings & seminars the BJP will try to reach out to commoners in most effective manner during these days. Others who were present on the occasion included Ramesh Arora (MLC), Sanjay Baru (secretary BJP J&K State), Baldev Balowria (district president BJP), Ashwani Sharma (district vice president Jammu) Anil Masoom and others.